By learning practical scientific methods in observation and analysis, and the use of cutting-edge tools, students are prepared to monitor, analyze, predict, and respond to environmental change.
The curriculum focuses on science mastery customized for working professionals. Columbia’s Earth Institute designed and sequenced to develop a new generation of scientific leaders — a pipeline of skilled workforce in sustainability. Students have the flexibility to choose from a variety of courses in order to best prepare themselves for professional advancement. Students must successfully complete 36 credits or twelve courses, including three required courses.